Retired NJ Cop On Disability Pension Cleans Up

STATE — A former sheriff’s officer in Morris County retired at age 33 and receives a disability pension because he was “totally and permanently” disabled by the trauma of seeing dead bodies while on the job, New Jersey Watchdog reports.¬†According to Mark Lagerkvist, the retired cop went on to start a Linden-based business that cleans up gory crime scenes.

New Jersey’s public pension system faces a projected shortfall of $42 billion, and the¬†Police and Firemen’s Retirement System has no staff assigned to investigate potential fraud.

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